Monthly Archives: August 2009

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August 31, 2009 posted by

Does Exercise Matter For Weight Loss?

Here’s my published rebuttal to Time Magazine’s cover story from a few weeks ago: Does Exercise Matter For Weight Loss? I deconstruct the Time article piece by piece, like this:…

August 28, 2009 posted by

Tale Of A Backcountry Accident

For your weekend entertainment, here’s a fantastic account of the sort of thing that can happen when you’re playing in the backcountry. As a warning, this is not pleasurable reading…

August 25, 2009 posted by

Has Been

With my usual menu of epic fare reduced to training and my comments on the latest health news being posted at The Nerd, there hasn’t been much to blog about…

August 15, 2009 posted by

Remaking The Body

“You’re talkin’ about the Body, Jerry. That’s a fight you can’t win.”-Kramer There are many clichés about how you’re not able to change the talent you’re born with but, in…

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August 13, 2009 posted by

Make Them Eat Cake!

With all the debates, er, squabbles, around health care you might get the impression that the public actually understands the difference between a capitalistic and socialistic state (and how we…

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August 12, 2009 posted by

What If Running Was Good For Your Knees?

Great article in the NY Times today on how running can actually strengthen your knees. It’s need-to-know info for all athletes. Instead of posting it twice, I’ll just send you…

August 8, 2009 posted by

A-laugh-a While You Can, Monkey Boy!

Who needs scientific training? This guy learned to do this by mimicking monkeys. These are some of the most impressive climbing moves I’ve ever seen by a human. You can…

August 6, 2009 posted by

Where No Man Has Gone Before

With no time to post on the blog this week I’ll turn to what’s nearly always the best plan B in a time of crisis: Shatner. I would call Bill…